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Stars and Stripes: U.S. Military Newspapers in the Library of Congress

Books with Citations for Stars and Stripes: Reference Books

A Guide to the Sources of United States Military History. Edited by Robin Higham. Camdon, Conn.: Archon Books, 1975. xiii, 559 p. With supplements.
LC call number: Z1249.M5 G83 1975 MRR Alcove
LC control number: 75014455


American Newspaper Journalists, 1873-1900. Edited by Alan E. Abrams. Vol. 23. Dictionary of Literary Biography Series. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1983. xiii, 392 p. Ill., bibliography, index.
LC call number: PN4871.A49 1983 MRR Biography
LC control number: 83020582


American Newspaper Journalists, 1901-1925. Edited by Alan E. Abrams. Vol. 25. Dictionary of Literary Biography Series. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1984. xiii, 385 p. Ill., bibliography, index.
LC call number: PN4871.A5 1984 MRR Biography
LC control number: 83025395


American Newspaper Journalists, 1926-1950. Edited by Alan E. Abrams. Vol. 29. Dictionary of Literary Biography Series. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1984. xiii, 410 p. Ill., bibliography, index.
LC call number: PN4871.A52 1984 MRR Biography
LC control number: 84008182


Biographical Dictionary of American Journalism. Edited by Joseph P. McKerns. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989. xiv, 820 p. Index.
LC call number: PN4871.B56 1989 MRR Biography
LC control number: 88025098


Civilians Under Arms: The Stars and Stripes, Civil War to Korea. Edited by Herbert Mitgang. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1996. xx, 218 p. Ill.
LC call number: PS508.S6 C58 1996
LC control number: 96023292

Excerpts from various editions of Stars and Stripes covering the Civil War, World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. Edited by the former managing editor of the Sicilian edition of Stars and Stripes during World War II. In his introduction, Mitgang highlights instances of military censorship that took place during World War Two.


Contemporary Authors: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Nonfiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion Pictures, Television and Other Fields. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1962. Cumulative index.
LC call number: Z1224.C6 MRR Biography
LC control number: 62052046

This source is especially useful for finding biographical information about writers and editors who were associated with Stars and Stripes.


Cornebise, Alfred E.
Ranks and Columns: Armed Forces Newspapers in American Wars. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1993. xii, 218 p. Ill., bibliography, index.
LC call number: PN4888.M54 C67 1993
LC control number: 92036605

A recounting of the history of American soldier newspapers in wartime with multiple entries for Stars and Stripes.


Dornbusch, C. E. (Charles Emil).
Stars and Stripes: Checklist of Several Editions. New York: New York Public Library, 1948. 14 p.
LC call number: Z6523.D6
LC control number: 48008275

Reprinted from the July 1948 issue of the New York Public Library Bulletin.


Emery, Edwin and Michael C. Emery.
The Press and America: An Interpretive History of the Mass Media. 5th edition. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1984. viii, 773 p. Ill., bibliography, index.
LC call number: PN4855 .E6 1984 MRR Alcove
LC control number: 83026852

An engaging account of American journalists, with an entry for Stars and Stripes.


Journalist Biographies Master Index. Edited by Alan E. Abrams. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1979. xxvi, 380 p.
LC call number: Z6940.J58 MRR Biography
LC control number: 77009144

A reference guide to historical and contemporary journalists mentioned in over 200 biographical directories and other sources.


Kennedy, William V.
The Military and the Media: Why the Press Cannot Be Trusted to Cover a War. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1993. xii, 167 p. Bibliography, index.
LC call number: P96.A752 U65 1993
LC control number: 92046555

Informed discussion of military censorship during wartime that argues for a fundamental restructuring of American journalism.


Knightley, Phillip.
The First Casualty: From the Crimea to Vietnam: the War Correspondent as Hero, Propagandist, and Myth Maker. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. 465 p. Ill., bibliography, index.
LC call number: PN4823 .K5
LC control number: 75011684

Chronological history of war reporting, with brief biographies of the major journalists of the times, and a record of the obstacles they faced, including censorship.


Lande, Nathaniel.
Dispatches From the Front:News Accounts of American Wars, 1776-1991. Reprints of news articles covering ten American wars, incorporating contributions from Stars and Stripes reporters.
LC call number: PN4784.W37 L36 1995
LC control number: 95-013277

Reprints of news articles covering ten American wars, incorporating contributions from Stars and Stripes reporters.


Mathews, Joseph James.
Reporting the Wars. Minneapolis, Minn.: University of Minnesota Press, 1957. x, 322 p. Ill., bibliography, index.
LC call number: PN4823.M3 1957
LC control number: 5713144

History of international war reporting from the mid-1700s to the Korean War, with brief references to Stars and Stripes and its correspondents.


Military Periodicals: United States and Selected International Journals and Newspapers. Edited by Michael E. Unsworth. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990. xlii, 404 p.
LC call number: Z6723.U57 1990
LC control number: 89025902

Examines the histories of selected non-classified English-language military and naval journals, with detailed profiles of the most prominent journals.


Riley, Sam G.
Biographical Dictionary of American Newspaper Columnists. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1995. xii, 411 p., index.
LC call number: PN4871.B57 1995 MRR Biography
LC control number: 95007185

Includes several entries for Stars and Stripes staffers.


Roth, Mitchel P.
Historical Dictionary of War Journalism. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1997. xii, 482 p. Bibliography, index.
LC call number: PN4784.W37 R68 1997 MRR Alcove
LC control number: 96035024

Alphabetical entries cover all aspects of war journalism, including war correspondents, from the Mexican War to Vietnam, with an entry for Stars and Stripes.


Stein, M. L. (Meyer L.).
Under Fire: The Story of American War Correspondents. New York: J. Messner, 1968. 256 p. Ill., bibliography, index.
LC call number: PN4871.S67
LC control number: 68014950

Examines wartime journalism as practiced during the past hundred years by such writers, journalists, and photographers as Stephen Crane, Ernest Hemingway, Ernie Pyle, Robert Capa, Matthew Brady, and Margaret Bourke-White. Chapter 12 entitled "The Soldier Reporters," specifically examines war coverage by Stars and Stripes and Yank.


Stein, M. L. (Meyer L.)
Under Fire: the Story of American War Correspondents. Revised edition. Parsippany, N.J.: J. Messner, 1995. 160 p. Ill., bibliography, index.
LC call number: PN4871.S67 1995
LC control number: 94043789
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